Stephanus Maximilian Harsono

PROGRAMME STEPHANUS
Due to personal circumstances Stephanus unfortunately does not play.

BIOGRAPHY

Stephanus Maximilian Harsono (1996) was born in Semarang, Indonesia. He started his first piano lessons when he was six years old. After two years he stopped the lessons, and further studied piano pieces on his own. Eventually he also took lessons at Indonesian music schools, which sent Stephanus on concert tours to Europe, Asia and Australia. After earning his high school diploma at the age of 16, he started his piano lessons again and is now working on a master’s degree with Frank Peters and fortepiano with Olga Pashchenko at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Stephanus has taken masterclasses with Jan Wijn, Marcel Baudet, Frank van de Laar, Ralph van Raat, Nicholas Stavy, David Kuyken and Wibi Soerjadi. Stephan won first prize at the Regional Finals of the Prinses Christina Concours and he pushed through to the Dag van de Genomineerdenin The Hague. In the Nationale Finale, Stephan won first and the audience choice award. As a soloist he performs with the Nederlands Kamerorkest / NedPho, the Residentie Orkest, Amsterdam Con Brio and the Indonesian SMM JeugdOrkest. He regularly gives concerts in Europe and Indonesia.

REPERTOIRE

Selection round

L. van Beethoven Sonate nr. 21 in C, op. 53 ‘Waldstein’ – I. Allegro con brio
S. Rachmaninoff Etudes-tableaux, op. 39: nr. 4
C. Debussy Études, L. 136: nr. 8 ‘Pour les agréments

First round

S. Rachmaninoff Etudes-tableaux, op. 39: nr. 4
C. Debussy Suite Bergamasque, L. 75: ‘Clair de lune’
F. Mompou Paisajes: nr. 2 ‘El lago
D. Ruyneman Sonatine pour le piano
N. Kapustin Impromptu,op. 66 nr. 2
N. Kapustin Etude, op. 40 nr. 3 ‘Toccatina

Quarter final

J.S. Bach Partita nr. 3 in a, BWV 827
W. A. Mozart Rondo in a minor, KV511
F. Liszt Grandes études de Paganini, S. 141: nr. 5 ‘La Chasse
F. Chopin Etude in G, op. 10 nr. 5
C. Debussy Études, L. 136: nr. 8 ‘Pour les agréments
S. Rachmaninoff Etudes-tableaux, op. 39: nr. 6

Semi final

L. van Beethoven Sonate nr. 21 in C, op. 53 ‘Waldstein
L. Godowsky Java suite: X. In the Kraton
S. Prokofiev Sonate nr. 2 in d, op. 14